Monty Python in Its British and International Cultural Contexts
or: How to recognise the Spanish Inquisition from quite a long way away.
The Department of British Literature and Culture, University of Lodz.
Lodz, Poland, 28-29 October 2010.
The suggested areas for discussion will include:
Monty Python’s humour
the language of Monty Python
the visual poetics of Monty Python programmes and films
Monty Python and the British tradition of humour
Monty Python and the idea of Britishness
Monty Python and stereotypes
cultural subversion and iconoclasm
Monty Python and counterculture
The postmodern contexts for Monty Python
The influence of Monty Python on British/international culture
The reception of Monty Python abroad (in Poland and elsewhere)
The conference will take place in the University of Lodz Conference Centre.
The conference fee is 70 € for foreign scholars and 200 PLN for Polish scholars.
The reviewed selection of essays following the conference will be published.
Abstracts ca. 300 words will be sent by 30 April 2010 to: firstname.lastname@example.org
The organizers of the conference are
Prof. Jerzy Jarniewicz
Tomasz Dobrogoszcz, PhD
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